ERIC Number: ED081889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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Public Service Employment: An Analysis of its History, Problems, and Prospects. Praeger Special Studies in U. S. Economic, Social, and Political Issues Series.
Gartner, Alan, Ed.; And Others
Content of this book include the following papers: (1) "Can Services Be Humane in This Society? Can Work Be Meaningful?," F. Riessman; (2) "The Historical Development of the Conception and Implementation of Full Employment as Economic Policy," R. A. Nixon; (3) "How Many Jobs for Whom?," B. Gross and S. Moss; (4) "A note on Public Jobs and Full Employment for Youth," E. Cohen; (5) "The Human Service Society . . .," A. Pearl; (6) "A Feminist--Humanist's Concept of Employment," W. S. Heide; (7) "A Full Employment Policy for a Public Service Economy: Implications for Women," C. S. Bell; (8) "A Feminist System of Education for a New Public Service," A. C. Cohen; (9) "Equality of Sacrifice or Opportunity?, A. F. Hawkins; (10) "Public Jobs and the New Economy," R. Lekachman; (11) "The Economic Consequences of Public Employment," M. J. Ulmer; (12) "Comment of a Radical Economist," B. Harrison; (13) "Public Employment and the Public Service," M. Gittell; (14) "'Merit' Systems and Workers," S. M. Rosen; (15) "Can Unions Transcend Their Own Self-Interest," S. Aronowitz; (16) "Manpower Programs: the Lessons of the 1960s," W. Spring; (17) "Taking Stock of the Public Employment Program," S. Levitan and R. Taggart III; (18) "Assessing the Emergency Employment Act," A. Gartner; (19) "The Relationship of Welfare and Employment Policy," S. Kinoy; (20) "Jobs or Work Activities--Which Will the Poor Get?," M. Lowenthal; (21) "Work and the Public Service Economy . . .," I. Berg; Public Service Employment; (22) ". . . Potential Dangers and Possible Directions," F. Reissman; (23) ". . . Vision or Reality," F. F. Piven. (JM)
Descriptors: Economic Research, Employed Women, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Feminism, Futures (of Society), Government Employees, Human Services, Labor Economics, Labor Utilization, Public Service Occupations, Social Planning, Unemployment, Unions, Youth Employment
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Sponsor: New York Univ., NY. New Careers Development Center.
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Note: The essays in this book were originally presented at the National Conference on Public Service Employment, June 1972